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Agassiz Christian Staff Posting – 2023

Educational Assistant

Agassiz Christian School is a dynamic, well-established elementary school in the upper Fraser Valley, nestled at the foot of beautiful Mount Cheam, with over 100 students registered from Preschool to Grade 7.  We are a growing community with a dedicated staff who wish to see students discover, grow and thrive.

ACS is accepting applications for a full-time EA position beginning in September 2023.   Depending on staffing composition, this position could be a Classroom Educational Assistant, an Early Childhood Educator Assistant or a Special Education Assistant for a specific student on an Individualized Education Plan.

 

The successful applicant will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a team
  • Provide classroom support, working with small groups or with individual students
  • Understand elementary curriculum and be able to modify and adapt work
  • Build positive relationships with a variety of students
  • Keep records of IEP goals, documenting student progress
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Participate in school-based team meetings
  • Assist in implementing a behaviour support plan when necessary
  • Provide personal care and hygiene assistance when required
  • Implement physiotherapy exercises when required

Experience working with students with non-verbal communication, chronic health conditions, and feeding tubes would be an asset but not required.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education Assistant Certificate (or equivalent) or Early Childhood Educator Assistant Certificate
  • Experience and/or further training in supporting students with autism or FASD, personal care needs, or other learning differences
  • Crisis intervention training
  • Evidence of involvement in a local Christian faith community
  • Strong professional references
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, inclusive work environment

 

The successful candidate is a committed Christian and will be able to sign the Community Standards policy of our school.
Please send résumé, Statement of Faith, References, and credentials (such as EA certification, ECEA Certificate, etc.) to:

Judy de Waal, Principal
Agassiz Christian Elementary School
7571 Morrow Road
Agassiz BC
V0M 1A2

Email: jdewaal@agassizchristianschool.com

CLOSING DATE: when the position has been filled. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.